Speaker Schedule

Fall 2015
(All services begin at 11:00 a.m. in Cramton Auditorium, 2455 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20059)

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Date Event
August 16 Dean of the Chapel
11 AM Freshman Orientation Service
Cramton Auditorium
August 23 Rev. Dr. Lewis Anthony
Episcopal Director for Ecumenical Affairs, Mid-Atlantic II Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Pastor, St. Lucille A.M.E. Zion Church
Washington, DC
August 30 Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook
3rd United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom
New York, New York
September 6 Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan
Pastor, St. Paul’s Baptist Church
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
September 13 Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University
Washington, DC
September 20 Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry
Presiding Bishop-Elect of the Episcopal Church
Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina
Raleigh, NC
September 27 Rev. Al Sharpton
Founder and President, National Action Network
New York, New York
October 4 Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes
Senior Pastor, Friendship-West Baptist Church
Dallas, Texas
October 11 Congressman Elijah E. Cummings
U.S. House of Representatives
7th Congressional District, Maryland
October 18 International Sunday
Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool
Former Ambassador of South Africa to the United States
October 25 Rev. Dr. Kenneth L. Samuel
Pastor, Victory for the World Church
Stone Mountain, Georgia
November 1 Wayne A. I. Frederick, MD, MBA
President, Howard University
Washington, DC
November 8 Dr. Tony Campolo
Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Eastern University
Founder and President, Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education
Saint Davids, Pennsylvania
November 15 Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III
Pastor, Abyssinian Baptist Church
New York, New York
President, State University of New York College at Old Westbury
Old Westbury, New York
November 22 Rev. Dr. Dharius Daniels
Founder and Senior Pastor, Kingdom Church
Ewing and Burlington, New Jersey
November 29 Thanksgiving Break

December 6 Dean of the Chapel
December 13 Service of Prayers, Meditations, and Sacred Songs

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Spring 2016
(All services begin at 11:00 a.m. in Cramton Auditorium, 2455 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20059)

Date Event
January 10 Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley
Pastor, Alfred Street Baptist Church
Alexandria, Virginia
January 17 Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.
Pastor Emeritus, Trinity United Church of Christ
Chicago, Illinois
January 24 Rev. Dr. Otis B. Moss, III
Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ
Chicago, Illinois
January 31 Rev. Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith
Founder and Spiritual Director, Agape International Spiritual Center
Culver City, California
February 7 Rev. Dr. E. Dewey Smith
Senior Pastor/Teacher, The House of Hope Greater Travelers Rest
Decatur, Georgia
February 14 Rev. Dr. John W. Kinney
Dean, School of Theology, Virginia Union University
Richmond, Virginia
February 21 Bishop Kenneth Ulmer
Senior Pastor, Faithful Central Bible Church
Los Angeles, California
February 28 TBA
March 6 Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems
Co-Senior Pastor, Ray of Hope Community Church
Vice President of Academic Affairs, American Baptist College
Nashville, Tennessee
March 13 Spring Break
March 20 Palm Sunday
Rev. Dr. H. Beecher Hicks
Pastor Emeritus, Metropolitan Baptist Church
Washington, DC
March 27 Easter Sunday
Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr
Pastor Emeritus, Olivet Institutional Baptist Church
Cleveland, Ohio

7:00am Sunrise Service
Dean of the Chapel
April 3 Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie
Presiding Prelate, Tenth Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church
Dallas, Texas
April 10 Rev. Dr. Gina M. Stewart
Senior Pastor, Christ Missionary Baptist Church
Memphis, Tennessee
April 17 Dr. Cornel West
Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice, Union Theological Seminary
New York, New York
April 24 Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
Senior Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Co. LLC
New York, New York
May 1 Seniors’ Sunday

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